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News: Costa Rica

We have started to collect the most important news related to Costa Rica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Costa Rica: news

VIDEO: New glass frog has translucent skin

Monday, April 20th 2015, 6:41
related places: Talamanca

A new species of glass frog has been found in the Talamanca mountains of Costa Rica.
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Toucan 'to get prosthetic beak'

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:58

A toucan in Costa Rica, which lost part of its beak in an attack by youths, looks set to be fitted with a prosthetic replacement.
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Costa Rica boat accident kills three

Friday, January 9th 2015, 1:36
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A boat carrying more than 100 people sinks on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast killing a British, an American and a Canadian tourist.
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VIDEO: Costa Rica issues volcano warning

Friday, October 31st 2014, 15:07
related places: Turrialba

Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after the eruption of Turrialba volcano in the centre of the country.
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Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 22:29
related places: San Jose, Turrialba

Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.
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VIDEO: Costa Ricans to get postal addresses

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 4:11

Costa Rica has begun to reform its postal address system, which uses landmarks and directions instead of street names and numbers.
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Dutch explain keeper shootout switch

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 7:30
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Gaal

Louis van Gaal says Tim Krul's greater size was the reason the Dutch sent him on for the penalty shootout against Costa Rica.
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Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica (4-3 on pens)

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 23:41
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Netherlands Netherlands

Netherlands will face Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals after beating Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties.
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Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

Friday, July 4th 2014, 21:52

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.
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Costa Ricans celebrate historic win

Monday, June 30th 2014, 8:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Tens of thousands in Costa Rica celebrate the national team's dramatic qualification for the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil.
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